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Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth’s wilderness in 25 years – study

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An area of the Amazon rainforest which has been slashed and burned stands next to a section of virgin forest. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Experts warn there may be no unspoilt places left within a century as report shows an area twice the size of Alaska has been lost since 1993

September 9, 2016 — Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth’s remaining wilderness in the last 25 years and there may be none left within a century if trends continue, according to an authoritative new study.  Continue reading Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earth’s wilderness in 25 years – study